Workmates
Senior Learning
Support Worker

East Park is… Recruiting

East Park, a Grant Aided Special School in Glasgow, is a leading provider of specialist day and residential education services for children with complex needs, including Autism.

Position overview

  • Excellent work life balance: hours are 8.30am-3.30pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am-3.00pm on Fridays.
  • Competitive rates – up to £13.65 per hour
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Healthcare

Workmates is East Park’s day service for young adults aged 17-25 with high support needs.

The Senior Support Worker will assist the Workmates Service Manager in all aspects of the management and development of the service and the post holder will be working with the young adults through a variety of development and support activities to enable individuals to reach their potential.

Key Responsibilites

  • In conjunction with the Workmates Service Manager, continue to develop a service which prepares students for their adult lives
  • To identify a range of work experience/employment opportunities and/or college placements for the students, and monitor the effectiveness
  • To support staff to allow them to carry out their role

A full driving licence (clean for 3 years) is required. Driving and escorting our young people is central to this role.

Help our vulnerable young people gain confidence, promote their independence and help them lead rewarding and fulfilling lives, while enriching your own every single day. You can really change a life here at East Park!

To download a Job Description or apply, click the links below.

The Small Print

Applicants must have an HNC (or equivalent) and SVQ 3 in Social Care or be willing to work towards achieving these qualifications.

Please note CVs will not be accepted as part of your application.

East Park is an Equal Opportunities Employer. A Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Enhanced Disclosure is required for all East Park posts.

If you have an additional communication support need and would like to request an application form, job description or any other information in audio format, large print or with easy read formatting tailored to your needs please e-mail recruitment@eastpark.org.uk and we would be happy to help.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

You can download a copy of the Job Description

ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

You can download an application form here.  Please ‘Save As’ the completed the completed form to your device then e-mail it to recruitment@eastpark.org.uk.

If you are working on a mobile device or tablet, please click here for our online application form.

Please note that you cannot save the online version of the application form and return to finish it later.

CLOSING DATE

Friday 24th September 2021 at 12noon.

Please Note: applications will be reviewed from receipt and the closing date may be brought forward depending on levels of interest.  Early applications are advised.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Lisa Howitt
Business and IT Support Assistant

recruitment@eastpark.org.uk

Tel:  0141 946 2050